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Detectives Investigate White Oak Shopping Center Homicide

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 6, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the America’s Best Wings restaurant in the 11200 block of New Hampshire Ave. 


At approximately 5:51p.m., 3rd District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the location for the report of a shooting.    


Upon arrival, officers located two adult male victims, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 34-year-old Marvin Jefferson, of Silver Spring, was located outside of the restaurant. The second victim was located nearby. Both victims were transported to an area hospital, where Jefferson was later pronounced dead. The second victim sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries and has been released from the hospital.


The investigation has revealed that there was an altercation inside the restaurant between the victims and the suspect that led to the shooting. After the shooting, the suspect left the scene.   


No suspect is in custody at this time. This is an active and ongoing investigation.    


Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at and click on the “” link at the top of the page or call 1-866-411-8477.  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tips may remain anonymous. 

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Release ID: 23-637
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: homicide